Olympic

IOC President admits Rio faces serious pollution challenges FULL STORY HERE

With the Olympic Sailing Test event about to start on Guanabara Bay, IOC president Thomas Bach has admitted that the organisers of next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, face serious challenges over cleaning up the bay where the sailing competitions will be held. Next week marks a year to go to Rio 2016 and Bach said the preparations were on course but challenges remained.


G New
29 July 2015 12:07 GMT
Offshore

RYS Bicentenary International Regatta - Day 2 FULL STORY HERE

Would they, wouldn't they go racing Tuesday morning? There was anticipation as winds and sea state were still looking strong in the morning, following yesterday's cancellation at the Royal Yacht Squadron's Bicentenary International Regatta. But the call was made and racing was on, and it turned out to be a good decision.

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G New
28 July 2015 21:50 GMT
Keelboat

RC44 Marstrand Cup - Russian team Bronenosec consolidate lead FULL STORY HERE

Bronenosec Sailing Team once again demonstrated its boat-on-boat skills, enabling the Russian team to consolidate its lead in the 2015 RC44 Match Racing Championship following the first day of competition at the RC44 Marstrand Cup.

Bronenosec Sailing TeamClick image for a larger image

G New
28 July 2015 21:27 GMT
Dinghy

OK Dinghy Worlds - Brits in early challenge for World Title FULL STORY HERE

Bo Petersen (DEN) opened his 2015 OK Dinghy World title challenge with two race wins from two races after an epic day on the water in Puck, Poland. The 94 strong fleet had everything from 3 to 33 knots and hot sunshine to torrential rain. Jim Hunt (GBR) is second and Charlie Cumbley (GBR) is third.

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Robert Deaves
28 July 2015 20:03 GMT
Dinghy

Enterprise National Championship - There Off and Lunn and Blackburn take lead FULL STORY HERE

After two days of no racing at the Allen Enterprise National Championships hosted by Looe Sailing Club, Tuesday morning begun with a champagne 16 knots and sunny weather. Mark Lunn and Steve Blackburn were the in-form team, taking the first two races and an eighth to finish overnight leaders, one point ahead of Tim Sadler and Richard Sault.
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Matt Velamail
28 July 2015 19:42 GMT
America's Cup

America's Cup World Series Portsmouth - The Movie

Missed it or just want to re-live the first leg of the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series in Portsmouth. All the best action from the Louis Vuitton America's Cup World Series in Portsmouth, including the prize giving with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.


G New
28 July 2015 17:39 GMT
Olympic

Rio de Janereio International Sailing Week - Olympic crews racing in Rio FULL STORY HERE

The Rio de Janereio International Sailing Week is taking place ahead of the second Olympic Test Event in mid August. Covering both Olympic and non-Olympic classes the events for the International Sailing Week provide a warm-up event for some of the Olympic hopefuls who are already training in Brazil.

Alison Young - RadialClick image for a larger image

Gerald New
28 July 2015 16:43 GMT
Keelboat

RS Elite National Championships - Changing of the Guard ? FULL STORY HERE

RS Elites are converging on Lymington ahead of the Lofoten sponsored National Championships to be hosted by the Royal Lymington YC. The 28 entries will be racing in Christchurch Bay from Thursday 30 July to Sunday 2 August. Who’s going to win it? Too close to call.

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Martin Wadhams
28 July 2015 14:06 GMT
Dinghy

OK Dinghy Worlds - Former Champion takes practice win FULL STORY HERE

Racing at the OK Dinghy World Championship beginsin Puck, Poland, on Tuesday, but on Monday the practice race was held in a moderate to strong southerly. The race ended in a very tight finish with former world champion Jorgen Lindhardtsen (DEN) crossing just ahead of Henrik Kofoed (DEN) and Pawel Pawlaczyk (POL). Some 54 boats finished the race. 93 sailors are now entered for the week.

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G New
27 July 2015 21:21 GMT